Cortez Kennedy has died. Kennedy was found in his Orlando home. His death is still under investigation.
In 1990 he was the third player taken in the NFL draft. He was known for being extremely quick in spite of being over 300 pounds.
In 1992, he was named defensive player of the year in spite of the fact that the Hawks were only 2 and 14. He was selected to 8 Pro Bowls. Kennedy, known as "Tez" to the fans, played his entire 11 year professional career with the Seahawks.